Wikitude – Wikipedia Augmented Reality Application

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

Wikitude Yesterday Wikitude, a Wikipedia augmented reality application, hit the App Store. A quick wiki definition of Augmented Reality – “a term for a live direct or indirect view of a physical real-world environment whose elements are merged with-, or augmented by virtual computer-generated imagery – creating a mixed reality”

Augment your world with the Wikitude World Browser, the acclaimed android application is now finally available on the iPhone. See the world through your phone’s camera view overlaid with Wikipedia content, Qype reviews and user-generated content from (

The WIKITUDE World Browser presents the user with data about their surroundings, nearby landmarks, and other points of interest by overlaying information on the screen of the iPhone.

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ViDICTO+ Mytrip: “Learn” a new language through pictures, voice, words, and phrases.

Available In: App Store       Price: $1.99  

ViDicto+ “Pronto? Buongiorno. Arrivederci!” This was a typical conversation between my wife and me during the weeks leading up to our honeymoon trip to Italy. Neither of us had any experience speaking Italian, so we downloaded a few podcasts and began practicing as much as we could. I also downloaded a free app that used Google’s translation dictionary to fill in during emergencies. What I really wish we had had was something more visual, something that could help us with pronunciation, and something that could be quicker and less cumbersome than a big dictionary. [Read more…]